In the quarter ended June 2016, Yes bank has done very well; it grew profits about 33% from 551 cr. to 732 cr. in a year.
- Revenues were up over 25% with interest income up 18%, and other income up a whopping 65%.
- Operating profit went up from 908 cr. to 1307 cr., and increase of 44%.
- Provisions more than doubled to 206 cr. from 98 cr. as NPAs expanded from 368 cr. to 844 cr.
- NPA ratios are 0.79% (gross) and 0.29% (net). While this has been going up, it’s a very small percentage of their assets.
- Treasury profits grew more than 20% while corporate banking profits went up a whopping 63%.
- Even through retail income went up more than 50%, there were much higher losses: segment losses for retail were at 138 cr. versus a loss of 33 cr. last year.
- ROE is at 20.7% which is decent, but this is a mega-leveraged business so one has to be careful.
- They will open a mutual fund soon – they have the SEBI approval to set up an AMC.
- At the market price of 1200, they are still valued at less than 20x P/E as their last twelve month EPS is about 64.
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The stock didn’t respond much to the press release of the information, but it has been a weak day indeed.
In the private banks, Yes bank seems to have the strongest results posted. Let us see how the public banks perform.